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Theresa Harrett

All about wine.

Wines for Autumn Evenings

Kettle Valley comes up as the author's favourite this week.

Drink Local for Delicious Wines

We've come a long way since Calona Vineyards opened its first commercial winery in 1931. There's simply no comparison from the wines first produced, to those achieving world wide recognition. It’s a...

Wild Goose Pinot Gris 2007

My sister’s 50th was a great excuse for a road trip to Vancouver Island last month. Although I enjoyed the party and getting together with family, the drive home proved to be just as memorable. With...

Delights of sparkling wine

Bubbles, whether in a glass or a tub, make life worth living. How many of you out there have never experienced champagne and strawberries? My 78-year-old mother tried it last month for the first time...